WSR 01-14-027

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed June 28, 2001, 12:05 p.m. ]


OFFICIAL NOTICE ON REFERENDUM TO CHANGE REPRESENTATION ON

THE STRAWBERRY COMMISSION IN DISTRICT 3



Pursuant to chapter 15.65 RCW, I, Jim Jesernig, Director of Agriculture for the State of Washington, hereby give notice that a referendum of strawberry producers was conducted on the following matter:

Shall a new position be added to the Commission representing producers in District 3?

The Washington Strawberry Commission requested the amendment to the strawberry marketing order established in WAC 16-555.

A minimum of 30 percent of the affected producers with 30 percent of the production must be represented in the referendum. The Department received certified ballots from 26 percent of the producers, therefore, the referendum failed.

Dated this 26th day of June 2001.

James M. Jesernig

Director of Agriculture

Washington State Code Reviser's Office